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Baltimore Ravens: Drafting a safety could be key

The Baltimore Ravens’ secondary has been a point of interest during this offseason. One of the team’s biggest problems on defense in 2013 was the secondary. Last season, the Ravens relied on second-year Raven James Ihedigbo and rookie Matt Elam at the safety position. Ihedigbo signed a two-year contract with the Detroit Lions last month, so the Ravens were left with Elam as their...
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WATCH: Brandon Williams bench 525 pounds

Well, this is pretty impressive. Looks like Brandon Williams can add one more notch to his viral belt, right alongside the 6-foot-1-300-plus-pound-man walking-on-his-hands, one.  But hey, everyone has that notch these days. On April 7, Williams put some separation between himself and all the other 6-foot-1, 300-plus-pound men who can walk on their hands when he posted a video to...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Anderson, RB, Virginia State

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Anderson, RB, Virginia State  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Five teams recruited me out of High School – The University of Maryland, The University of Miami (OH), James Madison University, Northeastern University, and Youngstown State University Where did you choose and why? I chose to […] The post Draft Diamonds...
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Two's a charm: McClain retires again: 'I'm done'

The bizarro world that (former) Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain has gotten even weirder. Just days after the Ravens unexplicably reinstated him from the reserve/retired list after just about the worst workout one could imagine, he returns the favor to the team by calling it quits. McClain, who's had his share of off-the-field incidents and arrests, quits football...
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Rolando McClain follows his heart

Well, that didn’t take long. Under a week after Roland McClain worked out for the Ravens — during which he reportedly arrived late, didn’t finish conditioning drills or even get to positional drills — the former Oakland Raider was at the Under Armour Performance Center as the first day of official offseason workouts began. Ozzie Newsome surprised many when the organization...
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Rolando McClain retires again: ‘I gotta follow my heart’

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain is retiring from the NFL for good. McClain, who was due to report to the Ravens first day of the team’s offseason workout program, sent a text to ESPN.com saying, “I gotta follow my heart. It ain’t football. If football made me complete I would play. But whenever I think of it my heart pulls me away from whatever reason. … This...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain retires…again

Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain retired from the NFL last year while also leaving the door open for a possible comeback. McClain made it clear last week that he was working his way back and Baltimore even reinstated him to their roster. Now it looks like McClain has had a change of heart. McClain told Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com that he wants to finish getting hs degree and one...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shaquil Barrett, LB, Colorado State

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shaquil Barrett, LB, Colorado State  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? I had a lot of D2 offers but the two offers that I considered the most were university of Nebraska Omaha and North Dakota.  Where did you choose and why? University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) because […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shaquil...
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NFL Draft: General Managers on the hot seat

The NFL Draft is drawing closer and closer, meaning General Managers are crossing their t’s and dotting their i’s. The NFL Draft is where General Managers jobs are on the line every season. The NFL Draft is where they make their money. They either become known for building Super Bowl Championship teams like Ozzie Newsome, Jerry Reese and John Schneider has done the past three...
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Ravens haven’t had any contract talks with Eric Winston

The Baltimore Ravens could use some help along their offensive line.  One guy that could help them is Eric Winston. According to Jamieson Hensley of ESPN.com,  Ravens head coach John Harbaugh recently stated that they haven’t talked to Winston about a contract yet. Winston played six years for Kubiak, so there is a connection. But Ravens coach John Harbaugh recently said there...
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John Harbaugh honored with statue at Miami (Ohio)

The Associated Press Baltimore Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh was honored by the University of Miami (Ohio) on Saturday when he was inducted into the school’s Cradle of Coaches.  Harbaugh unveiled the bronze statue which shows him with his right arm raised in triumph. Harbaugh said the pose was a ‘winning pose’ and he  likes it very much. “I like the pose,” he said...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Baltimore Ravens mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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RedHawks honor Harbaugh, hope for better days ahead

OXFORD, Ohio -- John Harbaugh looked up at the bronze likeness of himself and smiled. "I like the pose. That looks like a winning pose right there," said the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and 1984 Miami University graduate. "I'd like to see that pose a few more times this year." Harbaugh has done a lot of winning in his coaching career, including leading...
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Ravens will have Rolando McClain attend their OTA’s

The Baltimore Ravens will have linebacker Rolando McClain attend their offseason workouts after reinstating him on Thursday, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Source says the current plan for Rolando McClain following reinstatement is to join Ravens as soon as Monday for start of offseason program — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site...
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Rolando McClain late, unimpressive in workout

credit: getty images Rolando McClain wants to continue his NFL career. A year after retiring the 24-year-old is back hoping to resume his career. On Tuesday he had a workout with the Baltimore Ravens. According to multiple sources including CBS Sports, the workout did not go well. McClain was out of shape and even showed up late. McClain was unable to finish his finish his conditioning...
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